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Income Inequality: It’s Also Bad for Your Health

Income Inequality: It’s Also Bad for Your Health | green infographics | Scoop.it
A study found that in places with more unevenness of income, life spans were shorter.

We know that living in a poor community makes you less likely to live a long life. New evidence suggests that living in a community with high income inequality also seems to be bad for your health.

A study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute examined a series of risk factors that help explain the health (or sickness) of counties in the United States. In addition to the suspects you might expect — a high smoking rate, a lot of violent crime — the researchers found that people in unequal communities were more likely to die before the age of 75 than people in more equal communities, even if the average incomes were the same.

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What Are The Wall Street Protestors So Angry About? No. 1

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Find America: A visual about income equality in the USA.

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Infographics: Using The Olympic Rings To Show Vast Inequalities

Infographics: Using The Olympic Rings To Show Vast Inequalities | green infographics | Scoop.it
The Olympics promise many things--triumph of the human spirit, amazing athletic prowess, upsets and underdogs--but the most modern games are ultimately nothing if not a massive, global spectacle.

Gustavo Sousa, a painter and creative director at Mother’s London office, was interested in exploring behind the pomp and circumstance. “Events like these can be a good time for reflection,” Sousa says. These graphics illustrate stripped-down statistics from each region through simple scale shifts of the tournament’s iconic quintet of overlapping loops.“The rings represent healthy competition and union, but we know the world isn’t perfect. Maybe understanding the differences is the first step to try to make things more equal.”

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